Luncheon Meeting - John Chamberlin - What Makes Life Worth Living

09/29/2010 - 12:00
09/29/2010 - 1:30pm

LSA Theme Semesters connect the great intellectual and cultural strengths of the University of Michigan to the issues defining our world today. Across campus, faculty and students explore through special courses, guest speakers, performances, and other public events complex issues in ways that strive for perspective and insight. For Fall 2010, the question is “What Makes Life Worth Living?” Something for Rotarians as well as U-M students to ponder, to be sure, and John Chamberlin, Director of the U-M Center for Ethics & Public Life (and spouse of Rotarian Marsha) will help us do just that.

Luncheon Meeting - Loren Rullman & Sue Gott - North Quad and More

09/22/2010 - 12:00
09/22/2010 - 1:30pm

U-M Associate Vice President (and fellow Rotarian) Loren Rullman and University Planner Sue Gott will bring us up to date on Central Campus planning generally, student housing specifically, and even more specifically the beautiful new North Quad . . . and explain how all this fits with an overall strategy to recruit and retain the brightest faculty, staff and students and assure that the ‘Michigan Experience’ is aligned with the University’s educational and civic objectives.

Luncheon Meeting - Rich Sheridan - Growing a Successful New Enterprise in Ann Arbor

09/08/2010 - 12:00
09/08/2010 - 1:30pm

One of our region's most successful entrepreneurs (and a great friend and supporter of our Club’s STRIVE Program) views the Ann Arbor area as an incubator for new enterprise . . . provided that an extensive network of valuable contacts has been cultivated. He will explain how that worked for Menlo Innovations, and what it takes to make it work for other new enterprises in the area.

Luncheon Meeting - Bonnie Hilberer - Identity Theft: It Could Happen to You

09/01/2010 - 12:00
09/01/2010 - 1:30pm

Since retiring from the insurance business, Bonnie Hilberer has devoted herself to helping others and public speaking, and earned Toastmasters’ highest award. Also a victim of identity theft, she has shared those dismaying details with as many people as possible, hoping to prevent others from having the same disturbing and disruptive experience. She will provide valuable pointers on prevention and explain how identity theft happens and what to do if it does.

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